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February 25, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that he introduced gun safety legislation to ensure completion of background checks through the National Instant Criminal Background Check (NICS) system.  Currently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is statutorily required to purge incomplete gun background checks from its systems if they are no

February 21, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Yesterday evening, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) held a wildfire insurance workshop with California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, State Senator Bill Monning, and other community leaders and stakeholders to discuss the growing of issues affecting the insurance marketplace due to wildfire risk throughout the state.